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The Exchange

Exchange House Queens Quay | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 3990
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Exchange House Queens Quay | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today

We stayed one night in Derry, unfortunately it was Monday night so there was not a lot Restaurants open. We dropped by and read the menu which has something on for everyone although it is not a massive menu. Also a good sign that there...More

Thank Tobias R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice atmosphere, can see why it's so popular for that reason, staff are pleasant. The food is OK, there are many better quality restaurants in Derry, don't quite get the hype about this place to be honest. That said they do the simple things well,...More

Thank Kas07
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was very busy with an hour wait, no booking. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Best dinner....

Thank Topher75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat in The Exchange every time we visit Derry, make sure you arrive early if you are time pressed.. Be prepared to wait an hour as we did last night arriving at 7.30pm Saturday .. Worth the wait the food is delicious and there's...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and attention very good. Poor points: Too busy, noisy, large portions of bland food. I looked forward to the Crispy Duck being crispy, but instead it was rubbery and very chewy.

Thank bleary_boy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First trip and we will, we went with some dear friends, who strongly recommended it and we were not disappointed. We had the chicken skewers and cheesy bread appetizers and the were amazing. The menu is diverse and our selections represented. My wife had the...More

Thank TennBoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal- good portions and craft beer. Decided on bruschetta and Panko chicken. Staff very friendly and attentive.

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

15 of us, including a baby and 2 persons with mobility issues, we dined and received fantastic service. The restaurant can easily accommodate a wheelchair and the baby pram, as well as catering to every taste requested by our large and fussy party. We received...More

Thank murphycaz28
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had a lunchtime meal at The Exchange. The day's dish was Turkey and Ham with stuffing. The plate was warm and the meal tasty. Succulent stuffing and excellent mash potatoes with roasts and the usual range of veggie finished the dish. Altogether a very pleasant...More

Thank face2909
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived just as The Exchange opened so we were seated immediately. The order was take without delay, food was very slow at being served and when it was served my sons dinner was forgotten about an easy mistake for anyone to make no big...More

Thank Sharon S
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Eunan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exchange House Queens Quay | Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7127 3990
  • E-mail
The Exchange Restaurant and Wine Bar is a family friendly, informal restaurant located centrally near the Peace Bridge in the busy town centre. Established 10 years ago, we have become a well known attraction on the riverside. We serve a comprehensive range of good food, including vegetarian options, and quality wine. All of our food is locally sourced and freshly produced on the premises by professional chefs. The establishment has been awarded a Five Star hygiene rating.
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